Resource A-Z

A Collier Lad -A song from the ‘In Our Own Words’ resource pack

A Long Time Ago Pulling Chanty -A sea shanty arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

A Roving -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 1 -A learning resource for KS1 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson’s Navy through music, history and literacy

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 2 -A learning resource for KS2 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson's Navy through music, history and literacy

Abroad for Pleasure -A popular chorus song

An Acre of Land: Key Stages 1 and 2 -A suite of resources to help use this song across the curriculum

As I Lay On A Sunny Bank -A carol arranged

Awake! Awake! -A carol arranged

Banks of Claudy -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Barbara Ellen -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Barley Mow -An English chorus song

Basket and Chairs -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project -Resource pack of selected songs

Bean Setting -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Dance -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Drama -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Music -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide: British Folk Customs From Plough Monday to Hocktide -Beginners’ Guide

Black Sailors and Sea Shanties -Explore the influence of black sailors on sea shanties

Blue Scars -A song from the ‘In Our Own Words’ resource pack

Bold Pirate -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

Bristol Folk Songs Pack -Resource pack of selected songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

British Folk Customs: May Day -Beginners’ Guide

Brother Tradesmen -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

Bury Singing Day Pack -A resource pack containing information and songs

Buttered Peas/Butter’d Pease -A folk tune often used for country dancing

Cambridgeshire Children's Games - A resource pack of childrens songs and games

Ceilidh Band Project -A learning resource for KS3+ which provides an opportunity for children to learn ceilidh tunes and the dances that go with them

Cheerful Arn -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

Coal Mining with Folk Arts and Poetry -"A resource pack with information, songs and poetry"

Collier Lads - choral arrangement -A choral arrangement

Contemporary Folk Dance Fusion -A resource for dance teachers and artists (Key Stage 5)

Country Gardens -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Creating a New Song Cycle from Traditional Songs -A resource pack with material used and developed for creative music making

Creative Folk Dance for Primary Schools -A resource pack containing simple dances

Curly Headed Ploughboy -A well known folk tune

Donkey Riding -A sea shanty

Down The Wagon Way -An orchestral arrangement of a folk tune

Essex Folk Song Discovery -The arrangements of eleven folk songs collected from Essex

Essex Folk Song Discovery: Coastal Songs - The arrangements of nineteen folk songs collected from Essex

False Lamkin: teaching notes for Key Stages 2 and 3 -Background notes on a dramatic ballad (Key Stages 2 and 3)

Fathom The Bowl / Punch Ladle -A popular chorus song

Folk and Traditional Music: Accompaniment -Accompaniment to a performance in 2019

Folk Chorus Songs Selection -A resource pack containing folk chorus songs

Folk Music: A resource for creative music-making (Key Stage 3 and 4) - A resource pack exploring folk songs and tunes

Here We Come A-Wassailing -A folk song arrangement for wind band and choir

Hopping Down In Kent -A folk song from Singing Histories

How Many Miles to London Town? -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

I Love English Folk Dance -A short film demonstrating the diversity and vitality of English folk dance

In Our Own Words: exploring coal mining through folk song -Folk songs and activities for use in schools

Introduction to playing folk music: working with intermediate and advanced players new to folk music -Advice, exercises and tunes for teaching folk music to musicians unfamiliar with the idiom

Jim The Carter Lad -A harvest song

John Barleycorn -A harvest song

Jolly Waggoner - A folk song arranged in three parts

Laudnum Bunches -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Lavender -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Bridge is Broken Down -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Lights -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Steamer -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Wherryman -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Lovely Nancy -A folk song arrangement in two parts

Lubin -A folk song suitable for vocal warm ups

Mariners of England -A folk song arrangement for school choir (SATB)

Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner - A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Morris Contemporary Dance -"A resource pack introducing creative, contemporary use of morris dance in the school curriculum"

My Own Sweet Native Vale -A folk song arrangement in three parts

Oats And Beans And Barley -A harvest song

Pleasant and Delightful -A popular chorus song

Pony Driver -a song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Press Gang -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Rapper Set for Brass Band - Oatlands House -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for for brass band

Rapper Set for Brass Band - Tekely -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for brass band

Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - A Dance for 1811 -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for KS2 musicians

Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - Yorkshire Tune -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for KS2 musicians

Sally Walker -A folk song suitable for vocal warm ups

Santiana -A shanty in 3-parts for choir and piano

Sea Songs and Shanties for Tall Ships -A Maritime Folk Song Resource for Greenwich

Sea Songs and Shanties Pack -A resource pack for Key Stages 1 and 2

Seeds of Love -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Seven Songs of Harvest - A pack of seven folk songs with notation for Key Stages 1 and 2

Shepherd's Hey -A popular folk tune

Shots Fired -A ong from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Singing Histories -Booklets and resources containing folk songs from around the country

Singing Histories - London -Resources for teaching folk songs from London

Six Folk Arrangements for Youth Ensembles -Six arrangements of traditional English folk tunes

Songs from the James Madison Carpenter Folk Collection -A collection of folk songs

Songs of May: using folk arts in inclusive settings -using folk arts in inclusive settings

Songs of Rural Life: accessibility and adaptability in SEN settings -Three folk songs with Makaton symbols and advice for their use in Special Educational Needs settings

Speed the Plough -A well known folk tune

Stanley and Dora -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Storytelling using folk ballads in Secondary Schools -A resource pack with storytelling exercises

Sweet Nightingale -A popular chorus song

Swords and Stars: Rapper Sword Dance for Primary Schools -A resource for teachers and dance artists working with primary school age pupils

The Evercreech Hornpipe -A folk tune arrangement in three parts

The Factory Operatives Call On Humanity -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

The Farmer's Boy / To Be A Farmer's Boy -A harvest song

The Full English Collectors -Beginners’ Guide

The Galloping Dash -A folk tune arrangement in four parts

The Green Grass -A harvest song

The Hundred Haymakers -A harvest song

The Miner's Dream -A song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

The Summer's Morning -A folk tune arrangement for orchestra

The Trees They're So High - A folk song arranged in three parts

The Wensley Jig -A folk tune arranged in four parts

There’s A Nice Field Of Turnips Over There -A harvest song

Three Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -A resource pack of three folk tunes (Key Stages 3 and 4)

Three Ravens -A folk song arranged in three parts

Three Ravens - A commissioned piece for choir (SATB) - Based on 'Three Ravens'

Threshing Machine: a musical interpretation of a heritage resource - Exercises and processes used with the Reading String Orchestra to create a musical machine

Time May Steal The Roses -A folk song arranged for three voices

Times Are Hard -A sea shanty arranged in three parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Tis Of A Gallant Southerner -A folk song arranged in two parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Tools of the Trade -A song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Tradition and Composition: Unit of Work for Cotswold Morris Dance -A unit of work for dance teachers and artists based around dance GCSE

Trio of North East Songs -A collection of folk songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

Twas in the Good Ship Rover -Sea Songs and Shanties

Two Christmas Carols -Two arranged carols

Two Folk Dance Tune Sets -A set of arranged jigs and reels

Two Folk Song Warm Ups -Two folk songs suitable for vocal warm ups

Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools

Up To the Rigs -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Using Folk Arts in Key Stage 1 -A cross curricular resource pack

Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning -A resource pack for teaching folk music in inclusive environments

Using Folk Song and Dance in Primary Schools -A resource pack of traditional songs for use in Primary schools

Using Folk Song in Secondary Schools -A resource pack for teaching folk song to key stage 3

Vocal Warm Ups -Ideas for vocal warm ups

Warm Up: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean -A warm up exercise for adults and children

What Will We Do if We Have Got No Money -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Wild and Wicked Youth - A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Winlaton Calling On Song -Two folk song arrangements for wind band and orchestra

Working By Ear -A resource pack giving ideas for working by ear

Yeave Ho -A sea shanty in three parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Young Banker -A popular chorus song